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How Farm Tires Compact Soil

Soil contains pores that are filled with water and air. When heavy equipment rolls over a field, the pressure compresses the pores. Soil becomes dry and lacks nutrients resulting in lost crop yield and erosion if you’re not focused on the impact tires have on your fields. You need the right tires to bring in […]

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Thank You To America’s 3.5 Million Truck Drivers

Now more than ever, America’s truck drivers are helping us operate our daily lives. September 13-19 is National Trucker Driver Appreciation Week, and Bauer Built Tire & Service wants to take the opportunity to thank the industry’s drivers. Over 70% of freight moved across the U.S. is transported by truckers. We recognize the trucking industry […]

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Don’t Skimp On Wheel-End Maintenance

Stay on top of wheel-end maintenance, and you’ll avoid costly repairs, road failures, and dangerous driving conditions.                        Types Of Wheel-End Systems Manually adjusted: Most common wheel-end system and individually adjusted. This system has adjustable fastening and uses traditional greasing and service practices. Pre-adjusted: Manufacturers are responsible for providing a preset preload amount during assembly and […]

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Pay Attention To Fleet Maintenance

It’s a basic concept, but fleet maintenance is often one of the most overlooked processes of operating a commercial fleet as a lot of focus is often on filling the delivery schedule. Create a care routine for your fleet, and you’ll prevent costly over the road repairs. Centralize Your Maintenance Schedule Your operators and staff […]

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Beat The Heat With These Summer Care Tips

Like freezing temperatures, extreme heat can put your vehicle through the wringer. Find out how summertime can affect your vehicle and what you can do to protect it. Tires Maintaining tire pressure is a good idea any time of year, especially in the summer. Under-inflation will cause tires to overheat. However, tires are also likely […]

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Planning Ahead

Taking a proactive approach to your fleet’s maintenance schedule can save you time and money and save you from costly breakdowns. All complex items such as expensive tractors and trailers need to be tended to so maintenance planning is a critical component of owning and operating your fleet vehicles. Save Time And Money It takes […]

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Effects of Mismatching Dual Assembly Tires

You mismatch your socks and silverware but force things together, and they usually work. Unfortunately, this is far from the case when it comes to your fleet’s dual assembly tires. Mismatched tires have a difference in inflation, diameter, or tire ply and can cause: Uneven tread wear Shorter tire lifespan Uneven load distribution Decreased mileage […]

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Tire Mounting and Dismounting 101

You need to have a practiced touch to accurately mount and dismount your tires if you hope to avoid damage. It takes more than sheer force to replace tires safely, and Bauer Built Tire & Service has you covered. Dismounting Your Tires Never dismount tires while they’re inflated and avoid tools that will damage the […]

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Do You Know How Fast You Were Going?

We live in a fast-paced world, and most jobs want things done yesterday. But remember the impact speed, weight, and grade have on your brakes before you put the pedal to the metal. It’s Just Physics When you pump the brakes, the braking mechanisms convert kinetic energy to thermal energy. Meaning, the brakes change the […]

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Dual Vs. Super Wide Singles: Which Is Better?

Depending on your trucking application, one may be better than the other. Check out the advantages and disadvantages of dual tires and super wide singles to make the right choice for your fleet. Dual Tires Dual tires have been used on multiple axle fleets for decades to keep frames stable and ensure safety in the […]

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